Orphan Train in Michigan

Orphan Train in Michigan

"Did you know that 12,500 orphans from New York City and the Boston area were placed in Michigan from 1854 to 1927? Al and David Eicher, research historians and television producers, spent a year and a half in research and gathering photographs about the Orphan Train Riders in Michigan. They have produced a lecture about this event in Michigan's history, depicting in great detail the selection process and being an Orphan Train Rider." Reese Unity District Library will be hosting this lecture Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00pm Come learn about this Michigan history with us. We hope to see you here!

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